raqi Military Launches Push For Saddam's Hometown
2014-06-28, 07:53 PM,
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships launched an operation early Saturday aimed at dislodging Sunni militants from the northern city of Tikrit, one of two major urban centers they seized in recent weeks in a dramatic blitz across the country.

After watching much of Iraq slip out of government hands, military officials sought to portray the push that began before dawn as a significant step that puts the army back on the offensive. They said the operation includes commandos, tanks and helicopters, as well as pro-government Sunni fighters and Shiite volunteers.

Tikrit residents reported clashes in the city, but the extent of the fighting was unclear.

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2014-07-01, 09:55 AM,
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And they lost again. I'm sorry but no one is going to risk their life for 5 iraqi dinars a day. Especially when your enemies are cutting off heads.
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2014-07-02, 03:00 AM,
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(2014-07-01, 09:55 AM)sweetfranky Wrote: And they lost again. I'm sorry but no one is going to risk their life for 5 iraqi dinars a day. Especially when your enemies are cutting off heads.

That's true, The things happening in these countries are just horrific.

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